Entries by EPManager0

May Nonprofit Spotlight: Blue Sky Fund

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for May 2024 is Blue Sky Fund. Perkins Law salutes Blue Sky Fund for its mission to provide transformational experiences for Richmond area youth through outdoor education. 

FTC Announces Rule Banning Post-Employment Noncompete Agreements

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) just published a final rule that effectively bans noncompete agreements in the workplace.  Simply put, a “noncompete” typically refers to a clause or set of clauses in an employment contract that prohibits an employee from competing with his or her employer—whether as an employee, independent contractor, owner, partner, or consultant—usually […]

April RVA Nonprofit Spotlight: The Vets on Track Foundation (VoTF)

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for April 2024 is The Vets on Track Foundation (VoTF). Perkins Law salutes VoTF for its mission to initially furnish homes for veterans and first responders transitioning into permanent housing from homelessness and then work […]

March RVA Nonprofit Spotlight: Backpacks of Love

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for March 2024 is Backpacks of Love. Perkins Law salutes Backpacks of Love for its mission to eliminate hunger in school-age boys and girls in Central Virginia by providing food for their weekends.

Local Franchisee Earns National Recognition

Perkins Law has had the privilege of working with many local franchise owners over the years, and it is especially exciting to see them grow and succeed in their chosen industries.  The latest example is Hayes Enterprise, LLC, an Executive Home Care franchisee.  Founding owner Tim Hayes recently reached out to let me know that […]

February Nonprofit Spotlight: Branches of Life

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for February 2024 is Branches of Life. Perkins Law salutes the Branches of Life for its mission to deliver intentional, person-centered services to people with intellectual disabilities and autism to aide in the pursuit of meaningful […]

NEW COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENT FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW STARTING JANUARY 1, 2024

Introduction Effective January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) now imposes reporting requirements on most small business entities (corporations, limited liability companies, certain partnerships, etc.), which will require an electronic filing providing information on certain “beneficial owners” and other associated persons with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), a bureau of the U.S. Department […]

Thumbs Up to Workbench RVA!

One of the great things about being a small business and nonprofit lawyer is that I get to work with an amazingly diverse, talented, and passionate group of people every day.  Check out the latest update on one of RVA’s unique small businesses—The Workbench, LLC—as featured in Richmond BizSense: DIY woodworking shop reopens near The […]

January Nonprofit Spotlight: Virginia Farmers Market Association

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for January 2024 is Virginia Farmers Market Association (VFMA) for its mission to support farmers markets through education initiatives, while building opportunities for collaboration, networking, advocacy, and innovation that supports the growth and sustainability of […]